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Best Albums 2000-2009

1 Dec

Putting together a list of best albums is difficult enough to do for just one year, but I have always wanted to do a whole decade because it makes me reflect on albums that I still listen to today, have forgotten because they didn’t stick with me long-term or have known all along that they are my all time favorite.  I spent more time determining the order of albums then I did picking which to include among the 30, agonizing which album was better than the other.  It was a fun exercise and might even lead to further “best of the decade” lists so I hope you enjoy!

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Best of 2010: Top 5 Albums

16 Dec

Another so-so year of music.  So much blah that there were only 5 records that really stood out to me and several “good but not great” records.

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Best of 2010: Top 20 Songs

15 Dec
While I didn’t love a lot of records from start to finish, there were several songs that had me grooving all year.  Here is my Top 20 songs for 2010.
  1. Vampire Weekend – California English
  2. The New Pornographers – Crash Years
  3. The Walkmen – Juveniles
  4. Menomena – TAOS
  5. Gauntlet Hair – Out, Don’t
  6. Jonsi – Boy Lilikoi
  7. The National – Coversation 16
  8. La Sera – Never Come Around
  9. Lower Dens – Completely Golden
  10. Wolf Parade – What Did My Lover Say? (It Always Had To Go This Way)
  11. Tennis – Cape Dory
  12. Four Tet – Angel Echoes
  13. Tame Impala – Lucidity
  14. Beach House – Zebra
  15. Guilty Simpson – New Heights
  16. The Mynabirds – Numbers Don’t Lie
  17. Panda Bear – Alsatian Darn
  18. Club 8 – Shape Up!
  19. Surfer Blood – Take It Easy
  20. Broken Bells – The High Road